Movie InformationReleaseMay 3rdRatingNRGenreDrama / Classic Runtime1:48DirectorRichard BrooksCastElizabeth Taylor,
SynopsisCelebrate the Capitol Theatre's 97th birthday at this special 60th Anniversary screening of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. Join us at 6:00 for a cocktail party with live music and appetizers before a champagne toast to your favorite theatre before the movie starts at 7:00.
Academy Award winners Elizabeth Taylor and Paul Newman star in the classic screen adaptation of Tennessee Williams' Pulitzer Prize-winning play Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.
As the family of a wealthy Southern patriarch (Burl Ives--The Big Country) informs his children that he is dying of cancer, lies and secrets surface that threaten to rip the family apart. The doctors say the growing cancer is in remission. One self-seeking son claims to love his father. And favorite son, Brick (Newman--Road to Perdition), drinks, won't have sex with the beautiful wife (Taylor--Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?) who adores him . . . and refuses to honestly confront the reason why.